Professional Sports Agent James “Bus” Cook is speaking at the University of Mississippi School of Law September 16 at 12:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Sports Law Society.
Cook, an alumnus of the Ole Miss Law School, has represented athletes in the NFL, MLB, and NBA. His clients include Brett Favre, Cam Newton, Calvin Johnson, and Steve McNair. With 20 years of experience as an attorney and agent, his negotiations have resulted in multiple record-breaking deals, including the NFL’s first $100 million contract for NFL MVP Brett Favre.
Bus is a native of West Virginia, but he now resides in Hattiesburg with his wife Jeanine and their two children.